Category Archives: University of Toronto

U of T researchers contribute to award-winning NFB series exploring the universe within highrise apartments

Toronto, ON – Two University of Toronto researchers played a key role in creating the final instalment of the award-winning “HIGHRISE” documentary series, released today by the National Film Board. From hours spent on Skype connecting with loved ones far away … Continue reading

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Former Canadian ambassador to China David Mulroney appointed president of the University of St. Michael’s College

TORONTO, ON  – The Collegium of the University of St. Michael’s College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David Mulroney (7T8), as the 7th president and vice-chancellor of the University of St. Michael’s College (USMC).  Mr. Mulroney, who … Continue reading

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University of Toronto welcomes new federal investment in research

TORONTO, ON – The federal government’s renewed investment in the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) strengthens the University of Toronto’s ability to conduct ground-breaking research that benefits all Canadians, said U of T President Meric Gertler, referring to the $1.3 … Continue reading

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U of T president hails PM Harper’s support for Canadian leadership in cutting-edge astronomy and astrophysics

TORONTO, ON – Meric Gertler, president of the University of Toronto, expressed delight on hearing today that the federal government will support a major role for Canada’s leading astronomers and astrophysicists in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project, an international … Continue reading

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Statement from President Meric Gertler re: CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Strike

TORONTO, ON – The past several weeks have been a troubling time for all of us. Faculty, staff and students have been respectful of the collective bargaining process and both CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University have tried to … Continue reading

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U of T and CUPE Reach New Tentative Agreement

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto announced that CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University have reached a new tentative agreement. “We are very pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement,” said Professor Cheryl Regehr, the University’s vice-president … Continue reading

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New ranking places U of T first in Canada, 16th in world

TORONTO, ON: The University of Toronto remains number one in Canada and jumps to 16th in the world in a prestigious ranking of universities with the best academic reputations released March 11. The fifth annual Times Higher Education’s World Reputation … Continue reading

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Agreement ratified between U of T and CUPE 3902 Local Unit 3

TORONTO, ON: The University of Toronto is pleased to advise that an agreement between the University and CUPE 3902 Unit 3 has been ratified by its members. CUPE 3902 Unit 3 represents sessional instructors, writing instructors and other short-term teaching … Continue reading

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U of T Disappointed as CUPE Launches Strike

TORONTO: March 1, 2015: The University of Toronto is disappointed that CUPE has chosen to take its members out on a strike that threatens to disrupt the studies of thousands of students. The University and the CUPE bargaining team reached … Continue reading

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Renowned human rights advocate, banking boss and film legends among those set to receive honorary U of T degrees

TORONTO, ON — Track star Abby Hoffman raised the bar for women in sport, Mark Carney helped Canada weather the first financial storm of the 21st century and Frank McKenna strengthened the country’s ties with the U.S.  Beyond our borders, … Continue reading

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